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I was just logging into facebook when my computer just restarted itself and it has been in an endless Startup Repair loop ever since. Not sure how else to describe the problem. Any advice on what I should do would be greatly appreciated, its my sig rig. Thanks

What could have caused something like this? it was really out of the blue, my computer had been running perfectly.
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It could be a couple of things.

First, does the machine start in safe mode? Has it had any BSODS?, if you select start windows normally what happens?

Secondly, turn the machine off and restart it and that will get it out of it.

Thridly, it could have been overheating, a virus, a driver crash etc etc.

Need to narrow it down a little first.
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Overclocked? Did you try just running the repair? Drivers?

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Doesn't start in safe mode. No BSODs. Don't even get the option to select start windows normally. After 6 times through the Start up repair it told me that Windows cannot automatically repair this machine. But its letting me do a system restore, hopefully this works.
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Not over clocked at the moment. Restore just finished and its just doing the loop again. I'm just going to power it off and see what happens.
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Still no progress. I'm not sure what I can elaborate on anymore. The only thing I can seem to get into is BIOS. Pressing F8 gets me to a boot device selection screen rather than Advanced boot selections (I wanted to try and boot in safe mode).
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Ok you said it doesn't boot into safe mode, but which version? Try safe mode with command prompt. This is the most basic form and is kind of a last resort.

If you can get into that run a chkdsk or sfc scan which could possibly resolve the issue. "chkdsk c: /r/v" or "sfc /scannow".

If you are unable to boot into that, boot to your Windows disc and open a recovery console. Then type either "chkdsk c: /r/v" or "sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\\ /offwindir=c:\\windows" without the quotes. Try the sfc scan first.

It could also be some random malware. If you can boot to the Kaspersky rescue disc and run a scan or find a UBCD4Win that has superantispyware on it you can scan it.
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